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La Ronde Enfantine: PD.28-1951

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Current Location: In storage


La Ronde Enfantine
Translated as: Beneath the Trees at Port-Bertaud: Children Dancing


Painter: Courbet, Gustave




History note: Etienne Baudry; on the Swiss Art Market; with Messrs Arthur Tooth and Sons, London, from whom bought 1951 by the Very Rev. E. Milner-White

Legal notes

The Very Rev. Eric Milner-White, C.B.E., D.S.O., Dean of York, in memory of his father, Henry Milner-White, Kt., LL.D, M.A., of Pembroke College, Cambridge.

Measurements and weight

Height: 66.5 cm
Width: 52.1 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1951) by Milner-White, Eric


Production date: circa AD 1862

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down on canvas)

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: G. Courbet
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Oil
  • Type: Signature

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.28-1951
Primary reference Number: 2572
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 21 May 2021 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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